I know that there are very strong opinions about using food for preschool activities, and I understand both sides of the argument. Personally, I believe that food is something that brings us together. It is a powerful way to open children’s minds to new experiences, and to introduce them to cultural experiences. I am especially partial to taste-tests as science and social studies activities because it gives me the opportunity to expose children to something that they may not ever encounter at home. I’ve been known to taste test fruits and vegetables, in order to introduce new foods and encourage children to be open to trying new things. This particular…
I have a bit of an unconventional freebie for you today. I found a recipe for Pumpkin Spice Sugar on The Cottage Market, and it comes with these really cute printable labels. How fun would it be to mix up a batch of Pumpkin Spice Sugar and some Cinnamon Sugar to jazz up some toast for snack time. Then you could send little containers of each home with your students so that they could share with their families! Go check out the recipe and the labels and have a wonderful weekend!